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April 16 @ 8:00 am - April 17 @ 5:00 pm

ASIST-Battle Mountain-Apr. 16-17, 2019

*Lunch will be provided at no cost by Newmont on both days*

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills  Training (ASIST) program is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.  ASIST uses many different teaching processes to create a  practice-oriented and interactive learning  experience.  The emphasis of the two-day (16 hours) workshop is on suicide first aid.

At the end of the  workshop participants will be able to:

  • Recognize invitations for help
  • Reach out and offer support
  • Review the risk of suicide
  • Apply a suicide intervention model
  • Link persons at risk of suicide with community resources.

This workshop is appropriate for all caregivers, including: professionals, counselors, social workers,  paraprofessionals, teachers, youth workers, clergy, physicians, community volunteers, mental health professionals and family members.  Attendance on both days is essential and also required for

Continuing Education Credits*

**This training has been approved for CEU Credits for Nurses, Social Workers, CADCs, LADCs (13), MFT, CPC, Psychological Examiners (13.5), NDE (1.0), State EMS (14), SNHD EMS, Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors (13), Pharmacy and POST (15).

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Details

Start:
April 16 @ 8:00 am
End:
April 17 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

Battle Mountain Civic Center
625 S. Broad St.
Battle Mountain, NV 89820 United States

Organizer

Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention – North
Phone:
(775) 684-2238
Email:
jmassolo@health.nv.gov
Website:
nvsuicideprevention.org

Contact Richard Egan
(702) 486-8225 – regan@health.nv.gov for Southern Events

Contact Janett Massolo
(775) 684-2238 – jmassolo@health.nv.gov for Northern Events